Mallards at Rivendell

Located in Buckland Newton, Dorset

Mallards at Rivendell is an all-ground-floor cottage in Piddletrenthide, Dorset and can sleep two people in one bedroom and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 1


Mallards at Rivendell is a homely, all-ground-floor dwelling resting in Piddletrenthide, Dorset. There is one twin bedroom on the property, served by a shower room, sleeping two guests in total. There is also a kitchen and a living/dining room. Outside is off-road parking and a private courtyard with furniture. Choose Mallards at Rivendell for a countryside escape to Dorset as a couple.

Property Details

Mallards at Rivendell is an inviting, well-presented annexe located in Piddletrenthide, a delightful Dorset village surrounded by wonderful countryside and plenty of outdoor adventure. All on the ground floor, this property can accommodate two guests in the light and airy twin bedroom decorated with calming blue tones, a real relaxing retreat.

The spacious living-dining space is the perfect spot to spend some quality time together relaxing and planning your itinerary, surrounded by a beautiful and homely interior as you tuck into a tasty treat around the table. The kitchen will cater to all your culinary needs, with a good range of utensils and appliances at hand you have all you need to prepare a romantic meal when you’re not out sampling what the delicious local eateries have to offer. The contemporary-style bathroom benefits from a spacious walk-in shower, basin and WC to freshen up in after your busy days exploring the local area before snuggling down for the evening on the sofa with a good book from the wide selection on offer at the cottage. From the living space, patio doors open up and lead to a large courtyard complete with a table and chairs for you to enjoy your morning cup of coffee, or spend a lazy afternoon here basking beneath the sun with your canine companion at your side.

The local area is perfect for those seeking an idyllic escape; the village of Piddletrenthide provides you with both a local store for picking up any last-minute amenities as well as two pubs where you can indulge in a pint of local Piddle beer after a busy day of exploring. There are so many walks available from your doorstep where you can explore the windy lanes and scenic rolling hills of Dorset, the pretty village of Cerne Abbas is overseen by the famous Cerne Giant, where locals believe there are many legends surrounding the giant and his mystic powers, as well as lovely Dorset village streets to discover, there is also a village shop for all your day-to-day essentials.

round eight miles away is the town of Dorchester, boasting both character and charm, here you can find Brewery Square, a modern complex sitting at the heart of the town, offering many shops, bars and eateries to choose from, with many of the restaurants giving off a Covent Garden feel with alfresco dining, perfect for watching the world go by. Take a scenic car journey to the beautiful coast at Weymouth with its award-winning sandy beach and clear, shallow waters; backed by an attractive Georgian esplanade which is lined with tourist shops, cafés and bars, be sure to tuck into delicious fish and chips, enjoy a Dorset ice cream and get involved in traditional seaside attractions. Mallards at Rivendell is an idyllic couples' retreat set in a superb location to enjoy a relaxing getaway in Dorset.


  • All-ground-floor
  • One twin bedroom with 2 x single beds
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher
  • Washing machine available on arrangement with the owner
  • TV, WiFi and a selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Courtyard with table and chairs
  • One well-behaved dog welcome at a cost of £21 per week
  • Sorry, no smoking inside e of the property
  • Shop 5 mins
  • Note: There are steps leading to the kitchen and bedroom from the living area


Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor facilities
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Rural Location
Washing machine



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Area Details

Buckland Newton

Buckland Newton is a pretty village in Dorset on the edge of Dorset's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has a playing field and playground as well as a village shop, post office and pub. There are an abundance of country walks to discover here that will take you off the beaten track and allow you to enjoy the countryside and views.

For those who love action, then visit the Henley Hillbillies. Here you can drive quad bikes, Polaris Ace buggies, Mini Mavriks and even hover crafts. Or try your hand at shooting with the option for clay pigeon, archery, crossbows and air rifles. Nearby towns include Sherborne and Dorchester with a wealth of attractions. Visit Cerne Abbas and enjoy a relaxing lunch in the beer gardens of a choice of three pubs, all are dog friendly. Explore its famous chalk giant and wonderful countryside and take in the wonderful views surrounding you.

Those who like horticulture will appreciate Minterne Gardens in the nearby village of Minterne Magna. Set in over two hundred acres of stunning landscapes, streams, and cascades, this is a garden to remember. You can break up exploring by relaxing over a refreshment from the cafe and enjoy the views over the lake. Dorchester is a 20 minute car journey away, so here you can experience the sedate country way of life, knowing that the hustle of bustle of town life is never far away.

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